The Tender Years


      The Tender Years
Twenty years have passed since youngest daughter Belinda s story in Love Finds A Home Marty and Clark Davis s spiritual heritage has been lovingly passed on to their later generations And now granddaughter Virginia faces the test of her young life Caught in the difficult period between childhood and adulthood, feeling that she doesn t fit in, Virginia struggles against what she considers to be unreasonable restrictions and expectations A new girl at school represents the daring and freedom that Virginia thinks she wants until one fateful day. Free Read [ The Tender Years ] Author [ Janette Oke ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Janette Oke writes with a profound simplicity of what she knows best real life, honest love, and lasting values With over 23 million in sales, her historical novels portray the lives of early North American settlers from many walks of life and geographical settings She also writes engaging children s stories and inspiring gift books that warm the heart.Janette was born during the depression years to a Canadian prairie farmer and his wife, and she remembers her childhood as full of love and laughter and family love After graduating from Mountain View Bible College in Canada where she met her husband, Edward, they pastored churches in Canada and the U.S., and they raised their family of four children, including twin boys, in both countries Edward eventually became president of Mountain View Bible College and recently established a coalition of colleges that became Rocky Mountain Bible College.During her earliest years, Janette sensed the desire to write Though she yearned to be a published novelist, she devoted herself to being a wife and mother because, she says, there is no higher honor that is my number one priority She began serious writing when her children were entering their teens.Her first novel, a prairie love story titled Love Comes Softly, was published by Bethany House in 1979 This book was followed bythan 75 others She reaches both religious and general markets, telling stories that transcend time and place Her readers of all ages and walks of life can identify with the everyday events and emotions of her characters Janette believes everyone goes through tough times the key is to be prepared with a strong faith as the foundation from which decisions are made and difficult experiences are faced That perspective is subtly woven throughout her novels.After Love Comes Softly was published, Oke found her readers asking forThat book led to a series of eight others in her Love Comes Softly series She has written multiple fiction series, including The Canadian West, Seasons of the Heart and Women of the West Her most recent releases include a beautiful children s picture book, I WonderDid Jesus Have a Pet Lamb and The Song of Acadia series, co written with T Davis Bunn.Janette Oke s warm writing style has won the hearts of millions of readers She has received numerous awards, including the Gold Medallion Award, The Christy Award of Excellence, the 1992 President s Award for her significant contribution to the category of Christian fiction from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, and in 1999 the Life Impact Award from the Christian Booksellers Association International Beloved worldwide, her books have been translated into fourteen languages.In recent years, Janette and her siblings lovingly restored their parents prairie farm home, and it now serves as a gift shop and museum of prairie life Please see below for a special invitation to the Oke Writing Museum and The Steeves Historical House She and her husband live nearby in Alberta, Canada, where they are active in their local church Visits from their families, including their grandchildren, are their delight.

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  • Paperback
  • 270 pages
  • The Tender Years
  • Janette Oke
  • English
  • 06 March 2018
  • 1556619510

10 thoughts on “ The Tender Years

  1. says:

    I always feel so blessed and satisfied coming away from a book by Janette Oke Her books are rich in faith with sweet, simple stories Reading things like this make me want to aim higher in my reading.I love the story about a girl struggling with growing up and doing right I think that many youn...

  2. says:

    This is a really easy, simple, sweet book I wouldn t say there is anything profound about the story nor amazing in the writing style However, I so appreciate reading a good, clean story, with religious and spiritual messages without being preachy or overbearing so I ll keep reading the series view spoiler I do have to say that I pretty well despise Jenny I fail to see why anyone would want to be her friend ...

  3. says:

    Virginia Simpson has a friend, but not a good one Jenny is a great girl, that likes trouble Virginia invites Jenny to come to church, hoping that this would change Jenny into a better person Virginia thinks that maybe, just maybe, she wished she were Jenny No chores No parents to tell you what to do And freedom to do anything she wants But when her dear friend gets in an accident that kills one kid and hurts everyone else And when others accuse Rett Marshall of stealing things, Virginia Simpson has a friend, but not a good one Jenny is a great girl, that likes trouble Virginia invites Jenny to come to church, hoping that this would change Jenny into a better person Virginia thinks that maybe, just maybe, she wished she were Jenny No chores No parents to tell you w...

  4. says:

    Complex and BeautifulCharacters extremely well developed Sweet, complex story Difficult situations dealt with realistically and with positive, godly outcomes Highly recommended.

  5. says:

    This continuation of the Love Comes Softly series was very good I m glad I have the entire box set on hand.

  6. says:

    The Tender Years is the first book in the Prairie Legacy series by Janette Oke I really enjoyed this continuation of the family from the Love Comes Softly series Actually, when I grabbed the first two books in this series off the shelves, I didn t realize this was about one of Marty s granddaughters until I started reading the prologue Virginia was likeable I could really relate to her Normally I would be very frustrated at her for going along with all of Jenny s plans, but the author wrote The Tender Years is the first book in the Prairie Legacy series by Janette Oke I really enjoyed this continuation of the family from the Love Comes Softly series Actually, when I grabbed the first two books in this series off the shelves, I didn t realize this was about one of Marty s granddaughters until I started reading the prologue Virginia was likeable I could really relate to her Normally I would be very frustrated at her for going along with all of Jenny s plans, but the author wrote it in a way that I could understand why she kept being friends with Jenny Jenny kind of reminded me of Anne from the Anne of Green Gables series, except if Anne was mean, immature and bossy P Lowkey ship Jenny and String Bean.I was a little disappointed that Belinda and her family eventually moved back to the country,...

  7. says:

    I used to enjoy Janette Oke years ago when I was into inspirational romance I love her writing and still do I had many irritations with this book but because it s so well written, she kept me gripped I really liked the main character, Virginia, and felt that in some ways she was put in a bad light for not getting on with the brat, Jenny I hate that she felt she still had to be friendly to the mean and manipulative girl because she needed to love her into the church I don t believe a I used to enjoy Janette Oke years ago when I was into inspirational romance I love her writing and still do I had...

  8. says:

    This is the first book in the Prairie Legacy series, and I really enjoyed it It was also the first book I have read by Janette Oke The book is about a teenage girl named Virginia and her struggles with friends and family Because it is a Christian novel I was worried that it might be too preachy for my taste, but the sections dealing with her faith were heartwarming The entire book was sweet and wholesome and I liked it so much that I immediately started reading the 2nd book in t...

  9. says:

    This is the first book in the sequel series A Prairie Legacy which follows The Love Comes Softly series by Janette Oke About 25 years pass between the end of Love and the beginning of Prairie so it is all about a new generation I highly recommed the Love series and thoroughly enjoyed it, but I didn t find anything so interesting about The Tender Years that makes me want to keep reading Think I m stuck on the former generation and nothing is going to measure up For me, it s time This is the first book in the sequel series A Prairie Legacy which follows The Love Comes Softly series by Janette Oke About 25 years pass between the end of Love and the beginning...

  10. says:

    The Tender Years by Janette Oke Narrator Marguerite Gavin Format Audiobook Genre Historical Fiction Timeframe Early 20th century Just a guess Location Midwest USACharacters Virginia Simpson Struggling 13 year old girl Jenny Virginia s manipulative, popular friend Mr Adamson Neighbor, always filthy but endearing Jamison Slightly older boy from church youth group Rett Simple man accused of theft The Tender Years is an apt title for this book Jenny begins as a confused 13 year old I remember The Tender Years by Janette Oke Narrator Marguerite Gavin Format Audiobook Genre Historical Fiction Timeframe Early 20th century Just a guess Location Midwest USACharacters Virginia Simpson Struggling 13 year old girl Jenny Virginia s manipulative, popular friend Mr Adamson Neighbor, always filthy but endearing Jamison Slightly older boy from church youth group Rett Simple man accused of theft The Tender Years is an apt title for this book Jenny begins as a confused 13 year old I remember those few years in junior high, confusing is a great adjective On the cusp of adulthood, needing to express autonomy, emotions running amok, unsure of who I was or even what to really think about things co...

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